A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9691 West, latitude 17.9543 North, depth = 6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ajvp, pr2020190002. Unique identifier: pr2020190002. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:47:06 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 05:47:06 / July 8, 2020 @ 5:47 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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